Paul Matthew Carr

About Paul Matthew Carr

Paul is a writer, artist and designer. He spends an inordinate amount of time on the Internet blogging about silly things and even more time making things up and then attempting to convince people they are proper stories. He also talks into microphones from time to time.
23 11, 2018

Collected Edition: Episode 33: Nick Fury Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D.

By |2018-11-26T18:26:11+00:00November 23rd, 2018|Collected Edition, Podcasts|

Hello and welcome to the Collected Edition – a comic book podcast where we explore celebrated story-arcs from comics and creators throughout the entirety of history. On this episode we discuss the 1960s psychedelic spy extravaganza Nick Fury Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. written and drawn by Jim Steranko. This is a series that [...]

30 10, 2018

Collected Edition: Episode 32: The Vision

By |2018-10-30T15:04:44+00:00October 30th, 2018|Collected Edition, Podcasts|

Hello and welcome to the Collected Edition – a comic book podcast where we explore celebrated story-arcs from comics and creators throughout the entirety of history. Today on the program ... Behold! A Podcast! Yes, we will be discussing the 2016 series The Vision written by Tom King with art by Gabriel [...]

14 10, 2018

Reckoning Upon God: Frankenstein (Monster Memories)

By |2018-10-15T14:39:02+00:00October 14th, 2018|Features, Halloween, Monster Memories, Related Articles|

Frankenstein is one of the few classic monster movies that I did not see on a Saturday afternoon on a UHF channel.  No, this film was played in prime time. It was a special movie-of-the-week. A  re-showing of a classic film on “regular” TV. It was a big deal. [...]

13 10, 2018

The Blood Elevator: It’s Meaning & Symbol

By |2018-10-15T15:20:47+00:00October 13th, 2018|1970s Nostalgia, Halloween, Ideas & Excuses|

The blood elevator scene, sometimes called the ‘river of blood’, from Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining is a horrifying and disturbing image in a film full of horrifying and disturbing images.  Upon watching it the scene produces in many - myself included - a feeling of dread; an uneasiness that is [...]

12 10, 2018

Even the Moon is Frightened of Me: The Invisible Man (Monster Memories)

By |2018-10-15T14:38:39+00:00October 12th, 2018|Features, Halloween, Monster Memories|

An invisible man must be one of the more bizarre choices for a monster. First of all it’s not really a monster, not in the classical sense anyway. He is, after all, just a man. A deranged man, sure, but just a man nonetheless. There is nothing supernatural about [...]

10 10, 2018

Even a Man Who is Pure in Heart: The Wolf-Man (Monster Memories)

By |2018-10-15T14:31:27+00:00October 10th, 2018|Features, Halloween, Monster Memories|

By 1941 Universal had been making monster movies for over a decade. It had now become a well-oiled machine and while not quite formulaic just yet was well on its way to becoming so. The Wolf-Man still retains the moodiness and the harsh shadows emblematic of German Expressionism that [...]

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